Wheel fitment

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Mon Feb 1 13:03:43 PST 2010


cartridge forks on an sv can give you external rebound adjustment at 
the top, but internal compression adjustment means pulling the valving, 
or using the AK20 traxxion bolt adjustment.


On Feb 1, 2010, at 12:35 PM, Paul Danger Kile wrote:

> The ABS sensor is on the wheel itself. ABS helped me out enough times 
> to
> appreciate it. If I could install the wheel sensor on a GSXR fork and 
> wheel,
> (or if one is available with it) then that would be great, but I don't 
> think
> that's an easy option.
>
> I apologize if this is an ignorant question, but what does it take to
> install cartridge fork internals? Do you pull the cartridges out to 
> make
> adjustments? Do you need a system with all of the adjustments on the 
> top? Is
> there a Web page to cover this?
>
> Thank you,
> Paul Danger Kile
> http://dangerismymiddlename.com
>
>
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>> Zoran doesn't use brakes. He says they just slow him down.
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 12:31 PM, matthew patton <pattonme at yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> it should be easier with a Gen2. That said you'd have to find a 
>>> custom
>>> bearing to fit the big GSXR axle - I don't believe the dia is the 
>>> same.
>> My
>>> personal route would be to make collars to upsize the stock SV axle 
>>> to
>> the
>>> GSXR fork bosses instead. I did that on a ZR7 wheel+ZX6E fork pairing
>> since
>>> they were off by just 2mm.
>>>
>>> I believe rotor offset ie. hub width is same between Gen2 and GSXR 
>>> wheels
>>> so rotor offsets shouldn't be necessary. Pad sweep could well be a
>> problem
>>> since I'm pretty sure the SV rotors are smaller in diameter. Solution
>> there
>>> is to bolt up GSXR rotors.
>>>
>>> a GSXR wheel is $100 or less. Why you'd even bother trying this hack 
>>> is
>>> beyond me though.
>>>
>>> If you want to run fully adjustable cartirdge forks on your SV, just 
>>> swap
>>> the guts. Zoran maintains the SV brakes are good enough. I doubt 
>>> radials
>> are
>>> really worth the bother. Radial MC might be a different story.
>> --
>> Vik
>>
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